Age, Transvestism, Bondage, and Concurrent Paraphilic Activities in 117 Fatal Cases of Autoerotic Asphyxia

@article{Blanchard1991AgeTB,
  title={Age, Transvestism, Bondage, and Concurrent Paraphilic Activities in 117 Fatal Cases of Autoerotic Asphyxia},
  author={Ray Blanchard and Stephen J. Hucker},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1991},
  volume={159},
  pages={371 - 377}
}
Autoerotic asphyxia is the practice of self-inducing cerebral anoxia, usually by hanging, strangulation, or suffocation, during masturbation. This study investigated the relationships between: asphyxiators' ages; two paraphilias commonly accompanying autoerotic asphyxia, bondage and transvestism; and various other types of simultaneous sexual behaviour. Subjects were two concurrent series totalling 117 males aged 10–56 who died accidentally during autoerotic asphyxial activities. Data… 
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